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nslookup

nslookup—Perform a DNS lookup.

Command Syntax

nslookup [vpn-id vpn-id] dns-name

Options

DNS Name
dns-name
Perform a DNS lookup to map a fully qualified domain name to one or more IP addresses. dns-name can be a hostname string, or an IPv4 or IPv6 address.
VPN
vpn vpn-id
Specify the VPN into which to send the ping packets. If you omit the VPN identifier, the default is VPN 0, which is the transport VPN.

Output Fields

The output fields are self-explanatory.

Example Output

Viptela# nslookup viptela.dns.com
nslookup in vpn 0:
Server: 172.16.255.100
Address 1: 172.16.255.100 viptela.dns.com

Name:      viptela
Address 1: 172.16.255.100 viptela.dns.com

Viptela# nslookup vpn 0 fe80::20c:29ff:fe9b:a9bb
nslookup in VPN 0:
Server:    127.0.0.1
Address 1: 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain

Name:      fe80::20c:29ff:fe9b:a9bb
Address1:  fe80::20c:29ff:fe9b:a9bb

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 14.1.
In Release 16.3, add support for IPv6 addresses in VPN 0.

Additional Information

ping
traceroute

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